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Karzai: Independence “Result Of Nation’s Solidarity”

Afghanistan’s independence is a result of solidarity and unity achieved by the nation, says outgoing President Hamid Karzai. President Karzai said the statement during a special ceremony commemorating 95th Independence Day of Afghanistan held in the Ministry of Defense on Tuesday. The ceremony was attended by President Karzai, both the …

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Afghanistan, Turkmenistan discuss economic cooperation

On a working visit to Turkmenistan, Afghan commerce and industries minister Mohammad Shaker Kargar met with Turkmen foreign affairs minister to confer on cooperation ties in various spheres. The sides discussed prospects of bilateral relations in energy, transport and communications sectors. Both parties emphasized on the importance of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India …

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Suitable Option In Hand Against Pakistan Rocket Fires: MoFA

The government and security agencies of Afghanistan are considering a suitable option to respond Pakistan’s artillery attacks on Afghanistan’s eastern border areas, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The National Security Council on Sunday’s session accused Pakistan of clear aggression against the sovereignty of Afghanistan. NSC stated during the …

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ATN Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Ariana Television Network, now branch of the Bayat Media Center, is recognizing its tenth anniversary of its broadcasting activities in Afghanistan and the world. Ariana Radio and Television Network—ATN—was founded ten years ago by Engineer Ehsanullah Bayat and began its political, cultural, economic and religious programs. It has also broadcasting …

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11 Deminers Abducted From Kabul-Kandahar Highway

Militants have abducted 11 employees of mine-clearing organization from the unrest Kabul-Kandahar highway on Sunday, Ghazni authorities said. The deminers were kidnapped from Qarabagh area of Ghazni province when they were in the way travelling from Kandahar to capital Kabul, the provincial officials of Ghazni said. “Militants stopped the passenger …

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Senior NDS Officer Killed In Herat

Unidentified gunmen shot dead a senior officer of National Directorate of Security (NDS) in western Herat province on Sunday, officials said. Provincial authorities have confirmed the incident, saying the incident happened around 11am in Darb-Malik area of City Herat when some armed men opened fire on head of heavy criminal …

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MOI seeks strengthening of community police

Ministry of Interior Affairs MOI officials during the three days of gathering held with civil society activists to find better ways of strengthen community policing and applying the theories of the activists. A number of civil society activists have participated from different parts of the country in the following workshop. …

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IEC Begins Auditing of 6000 Ballot Boxes

Independent Election Commission IEC officials have said both parties have agreed to launch a special auditing process over the 6000 boxes. It seems that both presidential candidates’ campaigners have been satisfied with beginning of such auditing process. IEC spokesman Noor Mohammad Noor added that so far %41 of ballot boxes …

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NDS Rescues Kidnapped Indian Engineers From Logar

The National Directorate of Security (NDS)—Afghanistan’s intelligence agency—has rescued three Indian engineers from Taliban captivity. NDS in a statement announced Saturday that these engineers were freed during a special raid conducted in Babos area of unrest Logar province. These employees of SOASI were abducted last Wednesday from Waghjan valley when …

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Bamyan Explosion Targets Women Police Vehicle

A vehicle of female police hit a roadside mine in the central province of Bamyan Saturday morning, officials said. The explosion took place around 8am Saturday morning and no report of possible causalities exists so far. Located in the center of Afghanistan, Bamyan is one of the safe provinces of …

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Pakistani Taliban attacks Ghazi Abad district of Kunar

Pakistani Taliban attacked Friday morning to Ghazi Abad district of Kunar province, local officials said. Kunar security commander, Habib Sayed Khili said that nearly 600 to 700 Pakistani Taliban attacked to Afghan security headquarters. According to him, 1 policeman was injured, 6 armed oppositions were killed and 8 others were …

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Special Audit of 6,000 Boxes: New UN Plan

Based on a new plan of United Nations, about six thousand of specific ballot boxes will be audited specially, according to electoral teams of both candidates. Members of electoral teams from both the candidates announced Wednesday that three thousands of these boxes would be determined by Abdullah Abdullah’s team and …

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Ballots invalidation begins

The independent election commission (IEC) has begun the preliminary step for the invalidation of ballots finally. Officials in IEC said that the invalidation process of votes will officially begin next week. To accelerate the process the number of observer groups reached to 240 groups, added IEC officials. IEC officials stated …

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Massive Car Bomb Attack Foiled in Paktika: NDS

Afghan intelligence agency named NDS reports of foiling a massive car bomb blast in Orgon district of eastern Paktika province. An insurgent named Qasid son of Gull Abbas was ordered by the Taliban-designated governor Abdullah Bilal to blow a car full of explosives in Orgon, the agency said in a …

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